UPDATE: Woman charged with murder of five-year-old girl in Ealing
Detectives investigating the death of a five-year-old girl in Ealing have charged her mother with murder.
Martina Madarova, 41 (19.04.80), of Leyborne Avenue, W13, was charged on Wednesday, 15 September. She appeared at Westminster Magistrates' Court on Thursday, 16 September where she was remanded in custody to appear at the Old Bailey on Monday, 20 September.
Police were called at 12:56hrs on Tuesday, 14 September following concerns for the welfare of the occupants of a residential address on Leyborne Avenue, W13.
Officers and the London Ambulance Service attended. Despite their efforts, a five-year-old girl was pronounced dead at the scene. She has since been identified as Alijah Thomas.
Her next of kin have been informed and are being supported by specially trained officers. A post-mortem examination has been scheduled for Thursday, 16 September.